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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... vol. 1 Omnibus 2012 of Review of Australian Fiction est. 2012 Review of Australian Fiction
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* Contents derived from the 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
After Dinner, Christos Tsiolkas , single work short story
Enough, Kalinda Ashton , single work short story
The Secret Lives of Men, Georgia Blain , single work short story
Sweet Guy, P. M. Newton , single work short story
Darcy Redivivus, David Foster , single work extract
The Younger Man, Zoë Foster Blake , single work extract
Truck of Kisses, Susan Johnson , single work short story
Long Way Round to the Cemetery, Sandra Hogan , single work short story
Egg Thief, Geoffrey Field Dean , single work autobiography
After the Storm, G. W. Robinson , single work short story
Wild Dreams of Blood, Kim Wilkins , single work short story
On the eve of her wedding, supernaturally strong Sara Jones discovers her father is Odin.
Provocation, Meg Vann , single work short story thriller

'How much do you know about the people who keep you safe?

'Madeline Kyle is putting her life back together, throwing herself into a new library job after years of restrictive psychiatric care. Ready to put her past behind her and prove she can stand on her own, Madeline cleaves to personal rules and routines in order to hold back the paranoia and anorexia nervosa that first derailed her life.

'For the first time, Madeline feels safe and in control of her future, but an encounter with a library security guard threatens everything she works for. Madeline’s instincts scream that his furtive interest is a harbinger of danger, but her therapist suggest it’s all in her head and perhaps she’s not ready to move out on her own.

'As the growing threat of the guard eclipses her work, Madeline finds herself struggling to navigate daily interactions that grow murky as the depths of a river in flood. When she retreats into the tunnels below the library for safety, things accelerate towards a violent endgame where Madeline risks everything on a single choice around whose instincts are correct.

'Does she fight back and risk her liberty, or accept the reality others push upon her and risk her very life?'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Brain Jar ed.).

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